Canadian Citizens & Permanent Residents

coming from College or University

Aboriginal Student Entrance Award

Amount Awarded: $2,500


The SFU Aboriginal Student Entrance Award is offered to Canadian Aboriginal students entering Simon Fraser University from a Canadian secondary school, BC college/university or upon the successful completion of the SFU Aboriginal University Prep or Aboriginal Pre-Health program. The applicant will have a living connection to their own Aboriginal community. To be eligible, regular secondary school applicants must have a minimum admissions average of 80% for the Faculty they have applied to (not rounded up) and IB diploma applicants must have the IB diploma score required for admission, and college/university applicants must have a transfer GPA of 2.5 (not rounded up).

Entrance Award and Bursary Applicants coming from a BC/Yukon regular secondary school must self-report their grades by the deadline date.

  • Value: $2,500 over two terms
  • Number: Varies per term
  • Citizenship: Canadian Citizens
  • Term: Fall (pending available funding, Spring and Summer may also be offered)

Application Instructions:

The application must be submitted online by the deadline date. All other supporting documentation must be emailed to Financial Aid and Awards by May 15, 2018 at 11:59pm PST.

Supporting Documentation:

  • Community reference form completed by a community official who can speak to your involvement
  • Documentation of your Aboriginal heritage: photocopy or scan of your Indian or Métis Card (front & back)

If you do not have a Métis or status card, please contact the program assistant at or (778) 782-5428 to discuss alternative options.


Fall Term only: April 30, 2018


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